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SB 1000 Industrial development authorities; appropriations.

Introduced by: Amanda F. Chase | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Industrial development authorities; appropriations. Requires a local governing body, prior to making any appropriation for funds to an industrial development authority, to hold a public hearing with opportunity for public comment on the proposed appropriation.

By |2020-01-17T11:49:15-05:00January 17th, 2020|Economic Development|Comments Off on SB 1000 Industrial development authorities; appropriations.

HB 1597 GO Virginia grants; matching funds.

Introduced by: William C. Wampler III | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: GO Virginia grants; matching funds. Allows a locality to use funds awarded from the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission as matching funds for a GO Virginia grant award. No other state funds are authorized to be used as a source of matching funds

By |2020-01-16T20:02:47-05:00January 15th, 2020|Economic Development, Tier #4|Comments Off on HB 1597 GO Virginia grants; matching funds.

HB 1198 Virginia Board of Workforce Development; updates as a response to federal law.

Introduced by: Kathy K.L. Tran | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Virginia Board of Workforce Development; updates as a response to federal law. Amends current provisions regarding the Virginia Board of Workforce Development to align with federal law and gives the Board autonomy in making decisions on staffing needs and committee structures.

By |2020-01-12T08:14:10-05:00January 12th, 2020|Economic Development|Comments Off on HB 1198 Virginia Board of Workforce Development; updates as a response to federal law.

SB 854 Virginia Urban Agriculture Advisory Council created; report.

Introduced by: J. Chapman Petersen | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Virginia Urban Agriculture Advisory Council created; report. Creates the Virginia Urban Agriculture Advisory Council as an advisory council in the legislative branch of state government to encourage urban agriculture and contribute to building a local food economy. The bill has an expiration date of July 1, 2023.

By |2020-01-11T16:28:32-05:00January 11th, 2020|Economic Development|Comments Off on SB 854 Virginia Urban Agriculture Advisory Council created; report.

HB 1155 Business entity fees for new entities.

Introduced by: William C. Wampler III | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Business entity fees for new entities. Reduces by 50 percent the amount of any registration fee, filing fee, charter fee, entrance fee, or annual registration fee required under Title 13.1 (Corporations) or Title 50 (Partnerships) to be assessed, charged, or collected by the clerk of the State Corporation Commission if the fee pertains to the filing of a document or instrument by or on behalf of a domestic corporation, limited liability company, business trust, partnership, or limited partnership

By |2020-01-09T17:43:48-05:00January 9th, 2020|Economic Development, Tax Cuts|Comments Off on HB 1155 Business entity fees for new entities.

HB 935 Economic development programs; reporting requirements.

Introduced by: Rodney T. Willett | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Economic development programs; reporting requirements. Eliminates the requirement that the Governor provide a biannual report that includes information regarding grants and loans awarded from the Commonwealth's Development Opportunity Fund during the immediately preceding six-month period for economic development projects to the Chairmen of the House Committees on Appropriations and Finance and the Senate Committee on Finance. The bill also clarifies the due dates for plans and reports to be prepared and submitted by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority to various

By |2020-01-10T11:11:00-05:00January 9th, 2020|Economic Development, Tier #4|Comments Off on HB 935 Economic development programs; reporting requirements.

HJ 83 Study; JLARC; Compensation Board funding for the offices of constitutional officers; report.

Introduced by: R. Lee Ware | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Study; JLARC; Compensation Board funding for the offices of constitutional officers; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study Compensation Board funding for the offices of constitutional officers and to review the trends and trajectory of general fund support in the state budget for the offices of constitutional officers, the metrics by which support is determined, the equity of such state support considering the needs of the various localities, and the degree by which localities are supplementing the Commonwealth's funding.

By |2020-01-10T12:03:09-05:00January 7th, 2020|Economic Development, Tier #4|Comments Off on HJ 83 Study; JLARC; Compensation Board funding for the offices of constitutional officers; report.

HJ 82 Study; Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority to study the emergence and integration

. Introduced by: Hala S. Ayala | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Study; Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority to study the emergence and integration of blockchain technology in the economy of the Commonwealth; report. Requests the Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority to identify blockchain technology research and economic development opportunities with the goal of creating a statewide, comprehensive, and coordinated strategy relating to blockchain technology. In conducting its study, the Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority shall analyze and consider (i) economic development opportunities in the Commonwealth available through the utilization of blockchain technology; (ii) different types of blockchain technology and the feasibility of economic development for each type; (iii) the creation of a statewide, comprehensive, and coordinated strategy to encourage commercial activity in the blockchain technology sector; (iv) opportunities for deployment of blockchain technology in state government; and (v) strategies to incentivize

By |2020-01-07T17:36:19-05:00January 7th, 2020|Economic Development|Comments Off on HJ 82 Study; Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority to study the emergence and integration

SJ 13 Study; JLARC; the practices, procedures, and accountability of industrial development authorities.

Introduced by: Amanda F. Chase | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Study; JLARC; the practices, procedures, and accountability of industrial development authorities; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) to study the practices, procedures, and accountability of industrial development authorities. In conducting its study, JLARC shall (i) collect information regarding the number, sizes, budgets, and locations of industrial development authorities throughout the Commonwealth; (ii) collect information

By |2020-01-04T17:18:16-05:00December 31st, 2019|Economic Development, Tier #1 SUPPORT|Comments Off on SJ 13 Study; JLARC; the practices, procedures, and accountability of industrial development authorities.